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Africa, Asia to Lead Future Urban Population Growth

Posted April 5th, 2012 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A new report says Africa and Asia will see the fastest urban population growth in the next four decades. A United Nations study issued Thursday says Africa’s urban population will increase almost three times, from 414 million to more 1.2 billion by 2050, and that’s Asia’s will grow from just under 2 billion to 3.3 […]

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Report: Asia-Pacific Can Be Major Force in Environmental Sustainability

Posted February 16th, 2012 at 7:30 am (UTC-5)
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A new report says the Asia-Pacific region can be a world leader in “green” or environmentally sustainable growth, but only by adopting a new development strategy. The Asian Development Bank says the region has been the world’s largest resource user since the 1990s. The report warns that the area’s carbon emissions are on a pace […]

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